Herb Chambers Auto Dealerships Massachusetts Pay Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Herbert G. Chambers, a number of Herb Chambers automobile dealerships, and other parties have agreed to put up $21 million to settle five class actions alleging that workers at the dealerships were not given proper overtime pay or premium pay for work on Sundays and holidays, as required by Massachusetts law.

Docket Number:

1681CV03665, 1681CV03749, 1584CV02876, 1684CV00849, 1784CV02639

Company: Herbert G. Chambers

Filing Deadline: March 30, 2020

Class Period: September 23, 2012 to May 8, 2019

Objection Deadline: March 30, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: May 6, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

Presumably company records will be used for verification.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a member of either of the following groups.
Salespeople who worked at a Massachusetts auto dealership owned by Herbert G. Chambers at any time between September 23, 2012 and May 8, 2019, and who, during that period, clocked more than forty hours in one or more weeks or worked on a Sunday or holiday requiring premium pay.
Client Care Specialists working in sales Business Development Centers who worked at a Massachusetts auto dealership owned by Herbert G. Chambers at any time between March 15, 2013 and May 8, 2019, and who, during that period, clocked more than forty hours in one or more weeks or worked on a Sunday or holiday requiring premium pay.
You are not eligible if you worked at a dealership in other jobs or positions.

Typical Settlement Amount:

The average gross amount estimated for each class member is $4,416.56 before taxes. Actual amounts will vary based on their individual work histories and circumstances.

Total Settlement Amount: $21,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Up to $25,000 each

Law Firm:
Fair Work PC

Claim Form: Herb Chambers Auto Dealerships Massachusetts Pay Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Dupuis v. Chambers, et al., Cerulo v. Chambers, et al., Rogier v. Chambers, et al., Kent v. Chambers, et al., Adem v. Chambers, et al

Settlement Website: Herb Chambers Auto Dealerships Massachusetts Pay Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Optime Administration, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Optime Administration, LLC
PO Box 3206
Brockton, MA 02304
Phone: 844-625-7313
Fax: 781-287-0381
Email: HCSettlement@optimeadmin.com

Tags: Employment Violations, Holiday Premium Pay, Overtime Not Paid at Overtime Rates